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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Exports: Leather and composite leather apparel

Leather and composite leather apparel, the No. 612 export by value totaled $16.12 million for the month of August, $119.48 million through August of 2019, and $180.75 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$32.28 M
2Panama$13.17 M
3The Netherlands$11.56 M
4Japan$8.11 M
5Mexico$6.33 M
6United Kingdom$3.39 M
7France$3.24 M
8Australia$2.91 M
9Bahamas$2.75 M
10Italy$2.71 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $119.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $12,555,301
2Port of Newark $12,493,878
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $11,372,613
4Los Angeles International Airport $10,545,923
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $8,338,371
6Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $7,542,717
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,785,860
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,422,987
9Port Everglades, Fla. $4,355,317
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $3,887,057

U.S. exports of Leather and composite leather apparel increased 6.98 percent through August to $119.48 million

U.S. exports of Leather and composite leather apparel increased 6.98 percent from $111.68 million to $119.48 million through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 612 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 631 for the last full year with a total value of $180.75 million, a $602,864, 0.33 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Panama, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Panama, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $32,283,569
2Panama $13,165,725
3The Netherlands $11,560,118
4Japan $8,106,279
5Mexico $6,328,842
6United Kingdom $3,392,915
7France $3,235,058
8Australia $2,910,451
9Bahamas $2,749,287
10Italy $2,710,521

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $12,412,155
2Miami $10,328,244
3New York City $8,196,687
4Low Value Shipments $5,820,531
5Laredo $5,222,851
6Detroit $3,778,562
7Buffalo $3,396,565
8Cleveland $1,833,486
9New Orleans $1,220,604
10Anchorage $1,189,911

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 84.74 percent compared to last year to $12.56 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 243.21 percent compared to last year to $12.49 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 1.89 percent compared to last year to $11.37 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 17.59 percent compared to last year to $10.55 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 17.01 percent compared to last year to $8.34 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 Canada increased $1.61 million, 5.26 percent, (27.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Panama increased $338,646, 2.64 percent, (11.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $8.23 million, 246.88 percent, (9.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $2.6 million, 24.31 percent, (6.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $3.43 million, 35.15 percent, (5.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.8 percent of all these Leather and composite leather apparel exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $71.44 million of the $119.48 million total.

All totaled, 46.29 percent of all these Leather and composite leather apparel exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $55.31 million of the $119.48 million total